This Co Down firm was established in 1989 around the kitchen table by husband and wife Francis, 59, and Sheila Chambers, 58. It is now run by their son, Gareth, 33, and chairman Howard Farquhar, 60, who led a management 2016. Sandwiches, wraps, salads and cold-pressed juices are among the products sold under its Scribbles brand. It acquired the bakery Sweet Things in 2016 and Slough-based Chef in a Box in 2017, both for undisclosed sums. Sales hit £19.3m last year.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank79
CompanyAround Noon
ActivityFood-to-go manufacturer
LocationCo Down
Annual sales rise over 3 years50.50%
Latest sales £000s*19,246
Staff235
Founded1989
Websitewww.aroundnoonsandwiches.com

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